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Transitional Housing Counsellor

Healthcare

Auckland
A great opportunity to provide counselling services on behalf of a Maori Kaupapa organisation that is making a real difference in the community.

About the Company

This is an exciting opportunity to join Auckland's leading Maori Kaupapa social support service within their counselling team. This is an organisation dedicated to providing support and guidance to the community for over 40 years. Working here will give you the chance to make a real difference in the lives of those who need it most.

About the Role

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join growing counselling team. As a Counsellor, you will provide emotional support and guidance to individuals in need of assistance. You will be part of a wider team that works together to help those in need, while gaining valuable experience in the field of mental health. This is an excellent chance for someone who is passionate about helping others and wants to make a difference in people's lives.

Responsibilities

  • Provide therapeutic and emotional support to clients  in a professional and empathetic manner
  • Respond to client enquiries in a timely fashion, offering advice and guidance as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate records of all client interactions, ensuring that all data is up-to-date and secure
  • Monitor the progress of clients on an ongoing basis, adjusting plans accordingly to ensure positive outcomes
  • Liaise with other healthcare professionals as required, keeping them informed of any changes or developments in the client’s situation
  • Adhere strictly to professional codes of conduct at all times

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Possession of a current practising certificate in Counselling
  • Knowledge of current legislation and ethical practice in the healthcare sector
  • Ability to manage challenging conversations with empathy and professionalism
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Computer literacy including knowledge of MS Office Suite & other relevant software packages

Benefits

  • Enjoy a great salary and flexible working location with comprehensive training and support provided, enabling you to make a real difference in people's lives.
  • Health insurance for yourself and discounted family insurance
  • If you use public transport, you get this covered weekly!
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Varied role with a focus on providing quality care, not KPIs
  • Friendly, supportive work environment with excellent team morale

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Job listing published:
January 4, 2024

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